An iPhone 7 encased in solid gold encrusted with diamonds and bearing the face of United States President-elect, Donald J. Trump has been sold at the price of $151,000, CNNMoney reports.
The gift is said to be one of the breathtaking pieces sold by Goldgenie, a store in the United Arab Emirates where the super rich do their shopping.
‘‘There are very wealthy, high net-worth individuals all over the world and sometimes it’s very difficult to buy gifts for them because they have everything,’‘ Frank Fernando, managing director of Goldgenie said.
His store is located in Sharjah, a city near Dubai. All objects sold in the shop are either solid gold, gold plated or diamond encrusted. He disclosed that the idea of the golden Trump iPhone came from a Chinese customer.
He told CNN money that the Chinese woman in November requested that the customized phone be put together for her. According to him, the unnamed woman’s family wanted to present it to the president-elect.
Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States of America. The 70-year-old secured 290 of the electoral votes as against main opponent Hillary Clinton who gained 232 of the votes according to the CNN poll center.
In percentage terms, Trump had polled 47.5% (representing 59.2 million votes) as against Clinton’s 47.7% (59.4 million votes.) The November 8 election was keenly contested after months of heated campaigns.